Does the degree of exposure to violence shape “civilian attitudes” toward conflict resolution and peace processes?
When hostile conflict exists between two groups, it can be difficult to begin cultivating the possibility of friendly relations. One factor that has been successful in bridging the gap between formerly adversarial groups is direct intergroup contact, by providing people from each side the opportunity to get to know and experience each other first hand.
The recent United Nation Secretary General’s report on sustaining peace speaks to an urgent crisis of complexity in global affairs, where a wide assortment of nonstate actors wields more political power than ever before.
We are excited to announce that Danielle Coon will take on the role of Acting Director at the MD-ICCCR as current Director Peter Coleman goes on sabbatical in September 2019.
Building on the foundational scholarship of Kurt Lewin, Mary Parker Follett, Morton Deutsch and countless others, we believe in the power of ideas to improve our world.
These awards honor a distinguished scholar-practitioner in the field of social justice and an exemplary student paper on social justice.
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